Matt Smith’s ‘Mapplethorpe’ Acquired By Samuel Goldwyn Films For Fall Release

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Samuel Goldwyn Films has acquired North American rights to Mapplethorpe, Ondi Timoner's biopic that stars Matt Smith as artist Robert Mapplethorpe. The company is eyeing a late fall release date. The film, which bowed at the Tribeca Film Festival, explores Mapplethorpe's life from moments before he and Patti Smith moved into the famed Chelsea hotel in the early ’70s, where he begins photographing its inhabitants and newfound circle of friends including artists and…